April 05, 2018

Vocabulary for SBI, RBI, IBPS, SSC and UPSC exams  #33

Vocabulary for SBI PO, RBI grade B officers, IBPS PO, SSC and UPSC exams

Vocabulary for SBI PO, RBI grade B officers, IBPS PO, SSC and UPSC exams

Rampage

Verb
More through a place in a violent and uncontrollable manner
Synonyms: Rush madly, riot, storm, charge, tear
Examples: Several thousand demonstrators rampaged through the city.


Expulsion

Noun
The action of forcing someone to leave an organisation
Synonyms: Removal, dismissal, rejection, debarment
Example: The United Nations emergency relief coordinator warned that the mass expulsions could lead to a humanitarian crisis.


Solidarity

Noun
Unity or agreement of feeling or action, especially among individuals with a common interest
Synonyms: Unanimity, unity, like mindedness, mutual support, corporation, cohesion
Example: We will ask for solidarity from workers in other countries to support our campaign.


Chink

Noun
A narrow opening, typically one that emits light
Synonyms: Opening, fissure, gap, space, aperture, cleft
Example: The sun was filtering softly through a chink in the curtains
Phrase: A chink in someone's armour = a weak point in someone's character or arguments which make them vulnerable to attack


Complicity

Noun
The condition of being involved with others in an activity that is unlawful or morally wrong
Synonyms: Collusion, involvement, collaboration, abetment
Example: Those three defendants are to face charges of kidnapping and complicity.


Heyday

Noun
The period of a person's or thing's greatest success, popularity, activity
Synonyms: Prime, height, pinnacle, bloom, zenith
Example: The paper has lost millions of readers since its Heyday in 1964.


Retaliation

Noun
The action of returning a military attack; counter attack
Synonyms: Revenge, vengeance, retribution, reprisal, payback
Example: The bombings are believed to be in retaliation for the trial of 15 suspects.


Dubious

Adjective
Hesitating or doubting
Synonyms : Doubtful, uncertain, unsure, hesitant
Example: I was pretty dubious about it when I was a journalist, but now I think it's remarkably ineffectual.


Disenfranchised

Verb
Deprive someone of the right to vote
Synonyms: Sell into slavery, take away someone's human rights, condemn to servitude
Example: The law disenfranchised some 3000 voters on the basis of a residence qualification.


Retribution

Noun
Punishment in selected on someone as Vengeance for a wrongful or criminal act
Synonyms: Punishment, penalty, nemesis, fate, doom
Example: The fear of Retribution may prevent the poor from exercising their informal and even legal rights.


Havoc

Noun
Widespread destruction
Synonyms: Devastation, destruction, desolation, disaster, catastrophe
Example: Heavy rains and raising water are Wrecking Havoc across Europe.
   

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